I am delighted to have the opportunity to introduce myself and the Apollo Syndicate in general to APRIL’s broker audience through the newsletter. Apollo Syndicate 1969 commenced trading in January 2010 with the primary aim of building a first class privately owned underwriting platform operating at Lloyd’s. Since formation, Apollo has grown from an original […]
A leader within the Lloyd’s market for more than 80 years, Atrium is unrivalled in underwriting and claims expertise. Having a worldwide presence with offices in Canada & the U.S. our network reaches much further than the Lloyd’s building in London from which we are based. Over the years, Atrium has built a reputation of […]
As many of you know, we launched our commercial marine department two years ago, and from there we have continued to expand our focus into many associated lines. Recently we have developed and launched a capacity for stock throughput – providing global coverage for stock and cargo for multi-national companies, importers and exporters, moving goods […]
Last month, one of our commercial Underwriters Anne Permesurdin was approached by a broker looking to insure 99 member doctors. More specifically, the broker wanted to cover the cyber exposure of her clients, who owned an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, operated under a joint venture with shared costs. This class of business is particularly […]
Lucie Lee Frappier, one of our Residential Team leaders, was approached this month by a broker in Ontario to insure a home with a rather bizarre twist: two completely fire proof incinerators on premises for burning of religious books. The sole purpose of these buildings are for a religious ceremony that is held once every […]
APRIL Canada’s ability to underwrite hospitality risks of all types across Canada goes from strength to strength! In the last month APRIL has successfully underwritten a number of accounts, which other markets have tossed out or passed on due to their severity and frequency of loss history. By reviewing the claims history and delivering the […]
This month, rather than focusing on one particular risk, we decided to show you a range of our more varied risks across our commercial team. In the last month we have worked on the following: Commercial General Liability for an insured that manufactures railway products including freight car and locomotive parts. Site Environmental Impairment Liability […]
Risk of the month Last month, our Casualty and E&O Manager, Manuela Ziemer, was contacted by a Broker trying to place a very special risk. Their client, a manufacturer of a baby teething mitten, was looking for coverage after they got the opportunity to sell their products to Toys “R” Us in the United States. […]
Our risk of the month This month we bound a particularly interesting Environmental Impairment Liability (EIL) policy – including contractors Pollution Liability and Site Pollution Liability. This new coverage line for APRIL Canada, was placed for a company in Southern Alberta that has a mobile system for applying different types of treatments and coatings to seeds […]
Millions of small business owners across Canada may be aware of the many risks which would require an insurance claim their companies can face over time.
Millions of first-time homeowners across Canada have what they may think is the right kind of home insurance coverage, but the issue is they may occasionally face incidents which challenge those beliefs.